Djibouti is right next to Eritrea, in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Ethiopia and Somalia. It has coasts on the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. People like to see Djibouti’s active volcanoes, national parks and Mount Goda.
The main park in Djibouti is called Day Forest National Park. It is basically an oasis in the desert. It protects an important patch of forest in an area of mostly sand. Nature lovers enjoy the endemic plant species here. It is an important park and is sadly under environmental threat. The park has a unique ambience and a charming look. Daily tours often involve bird watching and many visitors enjoy having lunch like the nomads.
People often enjoy Djibouti’s many charming lakes and rivers. A lamb barbecue next to one of these waterways followed by a refreshing swim is a common way to spend an afternoon in Djibouti.
Historically, Djibouti has been a cultural centre for Arab poetry, song and folklore. Enjoying Djibouti’s arts events is fascinating and entertaining. Even if you don’t understand Arabic you will find yourself taken in by the artists’ passion and hypnotic melody. Its folklore also consists of a wide range of unique and amusing stories.
You can fly into Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport. It is a small airport. It has a direct route from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France. It also has routes that connect Djibouti with several African destinations such as Ethiopia and Kenya.
Djibouti has several top class five-star hotels which include entertainment, activities, dining, food and luxurious rooms. There is also a variety of mid-level options that are clean, comfortable and air-conditioned.